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History students
Undergraduate Minor in
History

Courses

Required Courses (select 18 credits)

At least 6 credits must be at the 400 level.

  • 3
    credits

    An historical survey of the American experience from its colonial beginnings through the Civil War and Reconstruction.

  • 3
    credits

    An historical survey of the American experience from the emergence of urban-industrial society in the late nineteenth century to the present.

  • 3
    credits

    History of the Roman Republic and Empire from the origins of Rome to the disintegration of the Empire.

  • 3
    credits

    Political, social, and ideological developments; origin and impact of two World Wars; totalitarianism and democracy; changing role in the world.

  • 3
    credits

    Survey of the causes and consequences of America's deadliest conflict, the Civil War, from the end of the U.S.-Mexican War in 1848 through the end of Reconstruction in 1877.

  • 3
    credits

    In-depth study of the origins and conduct of World War II. Political and economic aspects as well as military.

  • 3
    credits

    Origins of Islamic civilization; expansion of Islam; the Ottoman Empire; the Middle East since 1918.

  • 3
    credits

    Involves a thematic or topical investigation with an emphasis on historical criticism and analysis; students will pursue the study of one historical topic in detail in this writing intensive course.

    • Prerequisite

      4th semester standing

  • 3
    credits

    In-depth study of the history of the Holocaust in Europe that puts special emphasis on primary sources.

  • 3
    credits

    Contemporary economic, social, and political aspects of the United States and its role as a world power since 1945.

  • 3
    credits

    The history of the ways Americans have used and thought about the environment since 1500.

    • 3
      credits

      A study of selected problems in the history of work in the United States, especially since 1877.

    • or:
      3
      credits

      A study of selected problems in the history of work in the United States, especially since 1877.

  • 3
    credits

    A selective overview of the history of imperialism and nationalism in Africa.

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